Famous Deaths for 31st October 2019

1879 – Big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies
1939 – Otto Rank [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies
1950 – Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet and writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72
1955 – William Woodward Jr., American businessman and horse breeder (Hanover National Bank), is shot by his wife after being mistaken for an intruder at 35
1960 – H L Davis, American writer (Honey in the Horn, Pulitzer prize), dies at 64
1968 – Ramon Novarro [Jose Samaniegos],Mexican-American actor (Ben-Hur, Mata Hari), is murdered at 69
1988 – John Houseman, Romanian actor (The Paper Chase, Rollerball, The Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
1994 – William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34
1999 – Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (b. 1975)
2002 – Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician and 1st President of Greece, dies at 99

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